unpublicized

adjective
un·​pub·​li·​cized | \ ˌən-ˈpə-blə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unpublicized (audio) \

Definition of unpublicized

: not brought to the public's attention : not publicized an unpublicized appearance/event

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Most are smaller social media deals, for unpublicized amounts, but such linkups could pave the way for bigger, long-term partnerships. Kate Bowers, Fortune, "Women's World Cup: Who's Up for a Big Payday?," 21 June 2019 Nevertheless, the two sides aren’t involved in public or even unpublicized talks, officials say, and senior Pentagon officials have warned about the risk of miscalculation inherent in the protracted buildup. Siobhan Hughes, WSJ, "U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission," 21 June 2019 According to royal reporter Omid Scobie, who broke the news with an early morning tweet, Harry and Meghan had a private, unpublicized, unannounced meeting at Kensington Palace yesterday. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Had a Private Meeting Yesterday—Could It Be a New Royal Cause?," 1 Mar. 2019 Nearly 20 North Korean diplomats have defected to South Korea in unpublicized incidents, according to Mr. Kang, who was a high-level defector. Andrew Jeong, WSJ, "North Korean Diplomat in Rome Disappears," 3 Jan. 2019 This new feature comes as a mostly-unpublicized change to the company’s iPhone app. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Amazon's New Tool Helps You Find the Right Screw," 20 July 2018 Since then, they have been housed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston: unnoticed, unpublicized — and perhaps off-limits. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Jacqueline Kennedy’s Notes for Dallas Are Found, Starting a Quiet Tug of War," 2 July 2018 Seven years into being a band, pop-rock fivesome Real Friends faced perhaps their most trying year in 2017 when frontman Dan Lambton's bipolar disorder worsened and caused the band to go on an unpublicized hiatus. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "Real Friends Announce New Album 'Composure,' Premiere Emotive Single 'Smiling On The Surface'," 18 June 2018 There were other, unpublicized run-ins that people close to Lynch characterize as profiling. Robert Klemko, SI.com, "A Marshawn Kind of Way," 9 Dec. 2014

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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